H.R. 2 (110th): Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007


Jan 5, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on February 1, 2007 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.


George Miller

Representative for California's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 3, 2007
Length: 124 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage.

Summary (CRS)

2/1/2007--Passed Senate amended.TitleI - Fair Minimum WageFair Minimum Wage Act of 2007 - Section101 - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the federal minimum wage to: ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 5, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 10, 2007
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Feb 1, 2007
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Jul 3, 2007
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


222 cosponsors (214D, 8R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Jan 10, 2007 5:10 p.m.
Passed 315/116
Jan 24, 2007 12:01 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 54/43
Jan 25, 2007 10:32 a.m.
Motion Rejected 18/76
Jan 25, 2007 12:17 p.m.
Motion Rejected 47/48
Jan 25, 2007 2:59 p.m.
Motion Rejected 42/51
Jan 30, 2007 12:15 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 87/10
Jan 31, 2007 4:02 p.m.
Motion Rejected 46/50
Jan 31, 2007 4:33 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 88/8
Feb 1, 2007 5 p.m.
Bill Passed 94/3

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 2429 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 18, 2005

H.R. 6211 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 26, 2012

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